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habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark