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flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory