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recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
adept - expert at; very skilled
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander