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nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
hut - crude dwelling; shack
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
incinerate - burn to ashes
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality