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psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
attenuate - make thin; weaken
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac