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amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
correlation - mutual relationship
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.