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latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid