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deign - condescend; stoop
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
trident - three-pronged spear
aversion - firm dislike
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general