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adage - wise saying; proverb
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate