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inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
ambulatory - able to walk
infantile - childish; infantlike
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
cartographer - map-maker
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage