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Word: demerit

Definition: fault; bad quality


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::: tranquillity - calmness; peace
::: hazardous - dangerous
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
::: neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
::: somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
::: parable - short simple story teaching a moral