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::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous