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continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt