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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
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
astral - relating to the stars