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sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
ameliorate - improve
exiguous - small in amount; minute
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology