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affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
chicanery - trickery; deception
impudence - impertinence; insolence
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office