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palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
depredation - plundering; destruction
lascivious - lustful
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
recapitulate - summarize