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breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
abjure - renounce upon oath
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life