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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy