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misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic