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incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
skinflint - miser; stingy person
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
simplistic - oversimplified
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre