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::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
::: cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
::: obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
::: exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
::: apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition