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menagerie
place where animals are kept and trained
astringent(N.)
substance that srinks tissues and checks flow of blood
astringent(adj.)
severe;stern
convalesce
recover health after illness;recuperate
convalescent
person recovering from sickness
fester
form pus;rot
hypochondriac
one who is morbidly anxious about personal health, or suffering from imagined illness
immunity
resistance(to a disease)
immunize
make immune(resistant to a disease)
lesion
injury;hurt
malignant
threatening to cause death
morbid
gruesome
pestilential
morally harmful
salubrious
healthful
sebacious
greasy;secreting sebum
therapeutic
curative
toxic
poisenous
ungent
salve;ointment
virulent
extremely poisenous
viral
caused by a virus
virus
disease-causing substance too small to be seen through a microscope
acclaim
welcome with approval
encomium
speech or writing of high praise
eulogize
praise;extol
audable
praiseworthy;commendable
laudatory
expressing praise
plaudit
applause
calumnious
falsely & maliciously accusing
derogatory
expressing low esteem
imputation
charge,esp. an unjust or false charge
libel
false and defamatory printed statement
libelous
injurious to reputation
malign
speak evil of
slander
false and defamatory spoken statement
stigma
mark od disgrace
stigmatize
brand with mark of disgrace
banter
playful teasing
caricature
drawing imitation
droll
odd and laughter-provoking
flippant
treating serious matters lightly
harlequin
buffoon;clown
hilarious
boisterously merry;very funny
hilarity
noisy gaiety
ironic or ironical
containing or expressing irony
irony
species of humor whose intended meaning is the opposite of the words used
jacose
given to jesting;playfylly humorous
levity
lack of proper seriousness
ludicrous
exciting laughte, ridiculous
parody
humorous imitation
sarcasm
sneering language intended to hurt a person's feelings
sarcastic
given to or expressing sarcasm
sardonic
bitterly sarcastic
satiric or satirical
given to or expressing satire
travesty
imitation that makes a serious thing seem ridiculous