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assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
evenhanded - impartial; fair
knack - special talent; art
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror