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rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
tribunal - court of justice