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commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation