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surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way