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moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
interstice - narrow space between things
integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive