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kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
regime - method of system or government
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology