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sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
unintimating - unfrightening
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal