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opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule