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exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction