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condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly