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fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
propensity - natural inclination
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
accelerate - move faster
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions