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orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
chronic - long established as a disease
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
satirical - using satire; mocking
vex - annoy; distress
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet