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gist - essence; main point; substance
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry