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desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
fundamental - basic; primary; essential