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fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
depict - portray
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
canto - division of a long poem
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer