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refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
engulf - surround and swallow up
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
confound - confuse; puzzle