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wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
arboreal - of or living in trees
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
analogous - comparable; similar
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement