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disinclination - unwillingness
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate