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abate - subside or moderate
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
genre - particular variety of art or literature
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical