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largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
patrimony - property inherited from a father
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest