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obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
emasculate - weaken; castrate
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
filch - steal (things of small value)