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inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew