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negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
skinflint - miser; stingy person
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial