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affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners