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::: cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
::: cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
::: gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust