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caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
converse - opposite; ADJ.
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention