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prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
denigrate - blacken; defame
allure - entice; attract; tempt
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation