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expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility