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::: salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone