More Vocab Words::: misogamy - hatred of marriage
::: conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
::: lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
::: brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail