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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
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus