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::: fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
::: brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
::: sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
::: sentinel - sentry; lookout
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
::: dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise