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inception - start; beginning
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
belittle - disparage; depreciate
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
mollify - soothe an angry person
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
abeyance - suspended action
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?