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abound

to be great in number

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amplitude

greatness of size or range, also used as ample

3

augment

to add to, also augmentation

4

behemoth

something enormous in size or power

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brevity

the quality of short duration or brief

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diminish

to make smaller or less or authority

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infinitesimal

to small to measure

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modicum

a small token amount

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prodigious

extraordinary or impressively great

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quotidian

everyday

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banal

unorigina

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camouflage

concealment by disguise

13

emulate

to strive to excel, to approach equality with

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mimicry

imitation or copying

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platitude

overused

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prototype

original or an early example

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redundant

extra, or repetitive or needlessly wordy

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renition

interpretation or performance

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sham

fake or to feign

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simulation

an imitation

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adverse

contrary to one's interest

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averse

referring to a feeling of avoidance

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ingenious

marked by inventive skill

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ingenous

unable to deceive

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persecute

to continuosly mistreat

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prosecute

to bring action against, to continue an activity

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quorum

minimum number of people to make decision

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quota

rations or a percentage

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respectfully

with regard and esteem

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respectively

referring to things or people in the order given