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habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
gruel - thin liquid porridge
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb