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juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
trifling - trivial; unimportant
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
hoodwink - deceive; delude
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group