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xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
avarice - greediness for wealth
dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake