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detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse