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pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
promontory - headland
misgivings - doubts
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole