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::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
::: impair - injure; hurt; damage
::: concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
::: ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune