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::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
::: indolent - lazy
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care