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bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
cessation - stoppage
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval