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itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance