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enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
veer - change in direction; swerve
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor