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uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
indelible - not able to be erased
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
fissure - crevice; crack
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex