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academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
demise - death
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
replica - copy
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform