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universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay