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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
coiffure - hairstyle
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned