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dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
libidinous - lustful
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
correlation - mutual relationship
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart