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lethal - deadly
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
trickster - person who cheats people
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.