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latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.