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demeanor - behavior; bearing
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic