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amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone