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dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties