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abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking