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cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
depredation - plundering; destruction
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
outspoken - candid; blunt