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harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company