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maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
warranted - justified; authorized
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma