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incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
contusion - bruise
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.