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egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
subsequent - following in time or order; later
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater