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vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity