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abhor - detest; hate
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
monograph - scholarly article
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)