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embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint