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drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
inter - bury; N. interment
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
abut - border upon; adjoin
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven