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::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: vogue - popular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore