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affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical