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wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
metropolis - large city
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
devoid - empty; lacking