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existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
correlation - mutual relationship
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious