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infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
propensity - natural inclination
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy