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ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum