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rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection