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actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
coax - persuade by flattery
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick