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leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
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
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant