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::: celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: gullible - easily deceived
::: ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
::: exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation