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::: engender - cause; produce; give rise to
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
::: effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
::: carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played