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hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
imperil - put in danger
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey