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deleterious - harmful
abjure - renounce upon oath
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old