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gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
contaminate - pollute