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inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court