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::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
::: circuitous - roundabout
::: redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
::: resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer