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nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
wary - very cautious; watchful
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity