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::: iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.