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curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit