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turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp