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Word: deleterious

Definition: harmful


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::: lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
::: amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
::: accord - agreement
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism