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inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
gullible - easily deceived
opportune - timely; well-chosen
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire