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::: corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
::: reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing