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humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
abominate - loathe; hate
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
surmise - guess; N.
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia