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tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural