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eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
traduce - expose to slander
incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing