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balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
mauve - pale purple
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe