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agitate - stir up; disturb
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ