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denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track