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enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
chronic - long established as a disease
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
infinitesimal - very small