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constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge