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supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
inverse - opposite
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
inception - start; beginning
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
ligneous - like wood