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largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
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
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave