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ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse