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ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
jaunt - trip; short journey