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penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
flair - talent
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate