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healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation