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philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
compensatory - making up for; repaying
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.