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immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger