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::: antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
::: adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
::: crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
::: propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot