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draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy