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defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather