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Word: maleficient

Definition: doing evil; N. maleficience


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::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
::: dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
::: pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
::: plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse