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premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
pretext - excuse
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic