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obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
tranquillity - calmness; peace
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy