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pecuniary - pertaining to money
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary