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inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
monetary - pertaining to money
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift