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::: engender - cause; produce; give rise to
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: immobility - state of being immovable
::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.