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::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
::: hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
::: cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
::: sinister - evil; ominous
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology