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addiction - compulsive habitual need
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement