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enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
genesis - beginning; origin
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing