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obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard