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disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
disinclination - unwillingness
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart