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aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)