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incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
subsequent - following in time or order; later
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth