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spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint