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resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle