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dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement