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derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
amnesia - loss of memory
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
deplete - reduce; exhaust
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic