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perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting