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enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
abode - dwelling place; home
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing