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quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
opportune - timely; well-chosen
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile