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arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
intrepid - fearless
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.