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slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
agitate - stir up; disturb
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
impious - irreverent