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Word: compulsive

Definition: resulting from compulsion


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::: defalcate - embezzle
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
::: convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
::: bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
::: anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly