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extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent