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rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect