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auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable