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::: lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards