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endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
wary - very cautious; watchful
gullible - easily deceived