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vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.