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Word: hirsute

Definition: hairy; having a lot of hair


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::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
::: recurrent - occurring again and again