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suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
natation - swimming
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
monograph - scholarly article
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance