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plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
abysmal - bottomless
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror