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collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate