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venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items