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bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order