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denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
coax - persuade by flattery
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
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret