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counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)