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::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: defection - desertion
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
::: scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln