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lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
bookish - fond of books and reading
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection