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prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force