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equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
tremulous - trembling; wavering
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages