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esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
refraction - bending of a ray of light
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
accelerate - move faster
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance