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mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
courier - messenger
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
innocuous - harmless
malediction - curse