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covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
acrophobia - fear of heights
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
pendulous - hanging; suspended
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.