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::: deleterious - harmful
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
::: cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
::: savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: imminent - impending; near at hand
::: somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial