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solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person