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dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
oatmeal - crushed oats used for making porridge
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)