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mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally