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::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: tenacity - firmness; persistence
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: capsize - (of a boat) turn over
::: crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)