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milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
tertiary - third in order or rank
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
repartee - quick clever reply
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel