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impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
masticate - chew
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness