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detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing