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::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: engender - cause; produce; give rise to
::: clique - small exclusive group of people
::: humility - humbleness of spirit
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
::: infantile - childish; infantlike
::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel