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liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
condiments - seasonings; spices
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)