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actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
approbation - approval
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch