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emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
iota - very small quantity
colossal - huge
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
unprepossessing - unattractive