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mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism