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demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant