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nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
capacious - spacious
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
delude - deceive
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither