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prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
innocuous - harmless
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
azure - sky blue
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)