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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
buffoonery - clowning
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.