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prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
disgruntle - make discontented
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
deranged - insane
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience