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::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: malady - illness
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
::: impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
::: freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
::: indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
::: bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air