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aversion - firm dislike
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.