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prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
abominate - loathe; hate
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve