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insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
asteroid - small planet
promontory - headland
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)