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scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
asteroid - small planet
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.