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encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle