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Abound

verb - to exist in large numbers; to have plenty; to teem

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Aptitude

noun - a talent; a natural ability; the ability to learn

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Astute

adjective - showing keen judgement; shrewd; crafty

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Conducive

adjective - favorable; helpful; tending to promote as a result, usually followed by "to"

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Dissuade

verb - to persuade not to do something; to deter by advice or influence

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Pastoral

adjective - relating to a simple country way of life; relating to shepherds; rural

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Quantitative

adjective - capable of being measured or expressed as a numerical amount

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Recur

verb - to return in thought or speech; to happen or appear again; to occur at intervals

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Requisite

adjective - absolutely necessary; required by circumstances
noun - a necessity; a requirement

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Zenith

noun - the highest point in any course or path; peak; the point in the sky directly above the observer

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Perfunctory

adjective - performed merely as an uninteresting or routine duty; hasty and superficial

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Defile

verb - to make dirty, unclean; to desecrate, besmirch, pollute or taint; to violate the chastity of

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Trepidation

noun - tremulous fear, alarm, or agitation

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Abomination

noun - a hatred or loathing
adjective - abominable (as in snowman)

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Providence

noun - a divine care or guidance (from a "higher power")
adjective - providential

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Vermin

noun (usually plural) - noxious or objectionable animals or insects, especially those small in size; displeasing or obnoxious persons

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Atelier

noun - an artist's or designer's studio or workshop

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Mollify

verb - to soften in feeling or temper; to pacify, appease

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Fuchsia

adjective - a vivid reddish-purple color
noun - any flower or shrub related to the evening primrose

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Barrage

noun - an overwhelming quantity; a heavy concentration of something

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Haute Couture

noun - exclusive and trend-setting (runway) fashions for women, along with the establishments and designers and those who create the fashions