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ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)