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marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
bookish - fond of books and reading
wary - very cautious; watchful