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inevitable - unavoidable
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation