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foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
visage - face; appearance
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people