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::: empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
::: diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident