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anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass