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engulf - surround and swallow up
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
demerit - fault; bad quality
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
impudence - impertinence; insolence
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible