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horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures