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salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
distrait - absentminded; distracted
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance