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dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
lethal - deadly
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China