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venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience