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slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp