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checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell