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roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
deplete - reduce; exhaust