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execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity