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nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
sluggard - lazy person
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
confound - confuse; puzzle
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen