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nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
acrophobia - fear of heights
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting