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trifling - trivial; unimportant
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
invective - abuse
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question