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auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless