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virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
centripetal - tending toward the center
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
internecine - mutually destructive
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience