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neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book