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serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants