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indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood