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embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities