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expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
deserts - what someone deserves
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
entomology - study of insects
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
premonitory - serving to warn