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entreat - plead; ask earnestly
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity