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optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
anomaly - irregularity
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium