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hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)