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xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
deface - mar; disfigure
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor