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::: grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
::: primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
::: enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them