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hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
hereafter - life after death
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place