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laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
preamble - introductory statement
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
bookish - fond of books and reading