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wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
insightful - discerning; perceptive
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
rampart - defensive mound of earth
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent