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Word: cherubic

Definition: angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order


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::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
::: wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
::: schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split