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::: colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: 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
::: infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.