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stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
acetic - vinegary
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another