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pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.