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ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
allure - entice; attract; tempt
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked