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perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
incinerate - burn to ashes
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
interminable - endless
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)