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aversion - firm dislike
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
decelerate - slow down
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits