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::: countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
::: insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals