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affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
tenuous - thin; slim; rare