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fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
libidinous - lustful
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation