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::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
::: indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
::: wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
::: embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
::: redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist