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capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion