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inevitable - unavoidable
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity