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::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
::: horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer