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::: breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: forgo - (forego) give up; do without
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
::: rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
::: 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
::: bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)