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Morbid
adj
suggesting an unhealthy mental state
Altercation
n
affray: noisy quarre
Timorous
adj
fearful: timid by nature or revealing timidity
Impervious
adj
not admitting of passage or capable of being affected
Trivial
adj
fiddling: (informal) small and of little importance
Voluptuous
adj
having strong sexual appeal
Corroborate
v
confirm: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Precipice
n
a very steep cliff
Demise
n
death: the time when something ends
Assent
v
to agree or express agreement
Presentiment
n
foreboding: a feeling of evil to come
Matrilineal
adj
based on or tracing descent through the female line
Acerbity
n
a sharp bitterness
Exacerbate
v
worsen: make worse
Insignia
n
a badge worn to show official position
Solipsistic
adj
focused on the self only
Per se
used as adv
intrinsically: with respect to its inherent nature; BY ITSELF
antediluvian
adj
any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
alimentary
adj
of or providing nourishment
injunction
n
a formal command or admonition
inert
adj
unable to move or resist motion
aural
adj
of or pertaining to hearing or the ear/OR HEARING
jurisprudence
n
the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
Mortgage
n
the pledging of a property to a lender as a security for a mortgage loan. Is not a debt; is evidence of a debt.HOME LOAN
repartee
n
adroitness and cleverness in reply