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pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
misogamy - hatred of marriage
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage