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Vocab
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  1. bas-relief
    sculpture whose ornament or figures are somewhat raised above the background
  2. debase
    to lower in quality
  3. declivity
    a downward slope
  4. proclivity
    a natural inclination
  5. leaven
    a substance that causes dough to expand (yeast), a enlivening influence
  6. legerdemain
    sleight of hand, trickery
  7. leverage
    the action of a lever that lifts, position of strength
  8. levitate
    to rise or float
  9. levity
    lightness in speech or behavior
  10. penchant
    a strong inclination
  11. ponderous
    extremely heavy, awkward, tedious
  12. imponderable
    unable to be assessed or measured precisely
  13. preponderant
    superior in number, force, power, or importance
  14. echelon
    a step-like formation of troops, ships, or aircraft; a level of command
  15. transcendent
    going beyond the limits of ordinary experience

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