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superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
empirical - based on experience