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accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
boor - rude, insensitive person
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)