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Word: lechery

Definition: gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man


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::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: monetary - pertaining to money
::: discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds