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geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)