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::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
::: carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
::: acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N: