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apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
avuncular - of or like an uncle
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window