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compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
cadet - student at a military school
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited