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adust

(ă-dŭst')
Dried or burnt by excessive heat.
[L. aduro, adustum, to set fire to]
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While it was "accepted that the integration of such women into Canadian society can be expected to be difficult," it was also assumed that with special assistance from the Canadian Government and sponsoring groups these women would eventually adust successfully (Employment and Immigration Canada, "Women at Risk -- Procedures and Guidelines," 1990, p.
ADUST mites thrive on central heating and are almost impossible to get rid of.