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imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
evenhanded - impartial; fair
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division