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inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
concatenate - link as in a chain
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
hoary - white with age
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism