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ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent