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culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence