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::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: dignitary - person of high rank or position