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linguistic - pertaining to language
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer