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narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums