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cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
finite - limited
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book