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florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.