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::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: avarice - greediness for wealth
::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong