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obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.