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quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
gnarled - twisted