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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement