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extol - praise very highly; glorify
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather