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askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
implore - beg
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence