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definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath