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emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
annul - make void
incinerate - burn to ashes
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition