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placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful