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Word: hirsute

Definition: hairy; having a lot of hair


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::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: spoof - parody
::: exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
::: invective - abuse
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology