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latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
inception - start; beginning
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
abscission - cutting off; separation
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity