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nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
approbation - approval
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion