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cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner