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sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
gruel - thin liquid porridge
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore