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dissonance - discord
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
traverse - go through or across
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational