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incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy