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nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
stipend - pay for services
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive