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draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen