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defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
premonitory - serving to warn
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
paramour - illicit lover