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pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
desiccate - dry up
edifice - building (of imposing size)
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president