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wastrel - waster; profligate
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity