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putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
reparable - capable of being repaired