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grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music