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elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
adore - love deeply and respect highly
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
belittle - disparage; depreciate