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chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
devoid - empty; lacking
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of