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nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)