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turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath