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::: jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: abominate - loathe; hate
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical