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mauve - pale purple
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption