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olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement