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leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
alchemy - medieval chemistry
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division