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recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
swindler - cheater
anomalous - abnormal; irregular
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong