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humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
commodious - spacious and comfortable
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.