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podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
brackish - somewhat saline
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
metropolis - large city
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
pillage - plunder