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liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
contaminate - pollute
vex - annoy; distress
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
acknowledge - recognize; admit
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan