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assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
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
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
euthanasia - mercy killing
precise - exact
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand