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::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
::: peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate