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actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
mishap - unfortunate accident
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak