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cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
cogent - convincing
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests