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affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
epoch - period of time
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
evince - show clearly
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index