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emasculate - weaken; castrate
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car