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genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism