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espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
osseous - made of bone; bony
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate