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cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
subaltern - subordinate
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
menace - threat; V: threaten
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors