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ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art