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wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
ligneous - like wood
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
accost - approach and speak first to a person
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power