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wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
adherent - supporter; follower
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive