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embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
adherent - supporter; follower
slither - slip or slide
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
adversary - opponent; enemy
abhor - detest; hate