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::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: adversary - opponent; enemy
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
::: rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner