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::: misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
::: feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
::: depredation - plundering; destruction
::: rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter