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discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
indict - charge; N. indictment
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil