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conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land