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gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
deleterious - harmful
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death