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malodorous - foul-smelling
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
bookish - fond of books and reading
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome