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florescence - condition or period of flowering
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
increment - increase
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance