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apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
artisan - a manually skilled worker
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages