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infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
belated - delayed
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
compute - reckon; calculate
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)