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antecede - precede
inception - start; beginning
sentinel - sentry; lookout
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
attenuate - make thin; weaken
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
onerous - burdensome
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society