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insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group