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infantile - childish; infantlike
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot