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::: underlying - lying below; fundamental
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
::: celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
::: arboreal - of or living in trees
::: bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
::: confound - confuse; puzzle
::: mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
::: canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty