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slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)