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::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: encircle - surround
::: fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
::: erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
::: languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
::: amnesia - loss of memory
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip