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odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars