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impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official