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embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
increment - increase
illicit - illegal
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.