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::: enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
::: vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition