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hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
implore - beg
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include