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polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
annul - make void
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.