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titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction