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sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
berate - scold strongly
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional