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hazardous - dangerous
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
disinclination - unwillingness
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.