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odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
comprise - include; consist of
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate