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parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
jocund - merry
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
alleviate - relieve (pain)
execrable - very bad; detestable
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady