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::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
::: bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
::: viscid - adhesive; gluey
::: faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation