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hirsute
adj. The hitchiker was ragged dirty, and HIRSUTE, and no one picked him up.(hairy)
pariah
noun. He didn't know why he had suddenly become a PARIAH at school.(outcast, person rejected by a social group)
rotund
adj. He is as ROTUND as Santa Clause.(rounded, plump)
RO-round
UND-adj ending
impair
verb. Looking as the sun will IMPAIR your vision (harm, weaken)
Eulogize
verb. Elvis Presley was EULOGIZED at his funeral.(pay public tribute; give great praise)
assiocated with funeral
ize-verb
foreboding
noun. As he friend got on the plane, the woman had a sudden FOREBODING that she would never see her friend again.(premonition of future misforutune)
fore-future
evade
verb. The politican was accused of EVADING the issues(escape or aviod,often by cleverness and often by decietfulness)
prevail
verb. Our team fianlly PREVAILED.(triumph, be superior in strength) I PREVAILED -►upon◄- my father to lend me the car.(to persuade)

-► must be followed by ◄-
inordinate
adj. The chubby child was INORDINATE when it came to cookies.(immoderate, unrestrained)
molify
verb. they tried to MOLIFY the women whose garage window had been broken. (calm, ease)
nadir
noun. Looking back, she realized that the film had been a NADIR of her career.(low point, "the pits")
foible
noun. One of his FOIBLES was forgetting to pay his bills.(minor character weakness)
scurrilous
adj. He found it difficult to combat the SCURRILOUS rumors.(psychologically abusive)
eclectic
adj. The art collector was ECLECTIC in his choices for the exhibition.(choosing from various sources)
IC-adj
vindictive
adj. Family fueds are often caused by VINDICTIVE attidues.(seeking revenge,unforgiving)
menial
adj. She despised MENIAL work as would do anything to avoid it.(low, suited to a servent,humble,unpleasent)
ial-adj
Jocular
adj. He was a JOCULAR fellow who enjoyed pracital jokes.(good humored)
Joc-joke
wrest
verb. The dog WRESTed the bone from his hand.(seize with a violent twisting motion)
(wrest)le
gregarious
adj. We knew he would have the good time at the convention because he was so GREGARIOUS. (seeking out and enjoying the company of others)
ous-adj
acrimonious
adj. The meeting became ACRIMONIOUS when they got down to the gut issues.(bitter,hostile)
acri-acid
ous-adj