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cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
deleterious - harmful
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring