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parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
demise - death