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shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
mauve - pale purple
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
cloister - monastery or convent
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic