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affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
internecine - mutually destructive
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty