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permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric