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predilection - preference; partiality
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
demerit - fault; bad quality
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
apiarist - person who keeps bees