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terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
infantile - childish; infantlike
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits