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wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)