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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
truism - self-evident truth
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
complementary - serving to complete something
incur - bring upon oneself