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genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
lewd - lustful
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
baffle - frustrate; perplex