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subaltern - subordinate
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
abysmal - bottomless
inverse - opposite
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases