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proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
swill - drink greedily
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
cession - yielding to another; ceding