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encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair