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defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
fancied - imagined; unreal
confound - confuse; puzzle
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.