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::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
::: query - inquiry; question; V.
::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
::: graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)