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reimburse - repay; pay back
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?