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amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
courier - messenger