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::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: acrophobia - fear of heights
::: sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
::: confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
::: simplistic - oversimplified
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: clandestine - secret
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy