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ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.