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endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory