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fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
lewd - lustful
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things