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covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
topple - become unsteady and fall down
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
humid - damp; N. humidity
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
monochromatic - having only one color