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cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
enumerate - list; mention one by one
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely