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Word: deleterious

Definition: harmful


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::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
::: monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
::: quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
::: inevitable - unavoidable
::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D