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enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
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
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
denigrate - blacken; defame
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
gratuity - tip