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askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
inter - bury; N. interment
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable