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::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
::: lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
::: deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging