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antecede - precede
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate