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::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive