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predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
indite - write; compose
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
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
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell