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broil - cook by direct heat; N.
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance