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ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent