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proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child