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obscene
foul, offensive, disgusting, indecent
obscure
dim, murky, not easily seen or understood
obsequious
servile, overly willing to obey
obsess
beset, haunt the mind
obsolescent
becoming obsolete
panegyric
a discourse in praise of a person
panic
sudden and overwhelming terror, exaggerated alarm
panoply
a complete set of armor
pantheism
any religion that identifies the universe with God
pantoscopic
affording a wide scope of vision, seeing everything
quote
to cite
quotidian
daily, recurring daily
quotient
in arithmetic, the number resulting from the division of one number by another
recapitulate
mention or relate in brief, summarize
receptive
able and tending to receive and accept, open to influence
reciprocal
done in return, affecting both sides, mutual
recollect
to recall to memory
redundant
wordy, repeating unnecessarily
sanctity
holiness, purity, godliness
sanguine
ardent and confident
saponify
make fat into soap
sardonic
ironic
satiate
gratify completely, surfeit
tendon
in anatomy, a hard, insensible cord or bundle or connective tissue by which a muscle is attached to a bone
tenement
dwelling place, apartment, especially a building that is run-down, dirty, etc.
tensile
pertaining to tension
tenuous
held by a thread, flimsy
terminology
special vocabulary used in a field of study
unguent
ointment for burns
uniform
not varying in degree or rate, consistent at all times
unilateral
one-sided, pertaining to one side
unique
without equal, unmatched, single in its kind
vaporing
boasting, bragging, empty, ostentatious talk
vaquero
In Mexico and the southwestern United States, a herder of cattle
variable
changing, fluctuating
varicose
swollen, said of veins
variegate
diversify in external appearance, mark with different colors
weld
join pieces of metal by compression and great heat
welter
to wallow, roll like a wave; a commotion
wetback
Mexican laborer who enters the United States illegally
wheedle
coax, cajole
whey
milky water left after curds of milk have been removed
yucca
a plant of the lily family common in the American southwest
abortive
ineffectual
abrade
rub off, wear away by friction
abridge
shorten
abrogate
annul or abolish
abscond
to steal off, to avoid some penalty
absolution
pardon, forgiveness
ungulate
having hooves