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behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
amnesia - loss of memory
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society