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::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
::: enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
::: consonance - harmony; agreement
::: torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
::: yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
::: menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo