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strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered