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oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
bode - foreshadow; portend
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order