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::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
::: genre - particular variety of art or literature
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
::: debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.