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::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
::: countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
::: uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
::: incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
::: actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
::: inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river