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::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: bicker - quarrel
::: carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
::: hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis