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involving or based on experience and observation
a boss or leader; a person in charge of something
in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite and restrained
existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval
showy but cheap and of poor quality - sordid or unpleasant
(of a woman or her behaviour) reserved, modest and shy
think deeply about something - (of a ruminant) chew the cud
an American Indian settlement of the south-western U.S., esp. one consisting of multi-storey adobe houses built by the Pueblo people
(of a person or action) innocent and unsuspecting
the action or fact of maintaining or supporting oneself at a minimal level
a mixture; a medley
drink (something, esp. an alcoholic drink) heartily
a fetid resinous gum obtained from the roots of a herbaceous plant, used in herbal medicine and Indian cooking
breed or spread so as to become extremely common
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion
concerning, belonging to, or inhabiting the underworld
express vehement protest
(of a person or their behaviour) primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics
a grammatical mistake in speech or writing - a breach of good manners; a piece of incorrect behaviour
humourous in a playful, mischievous or facetious manner
stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so
very attentive to and concerned with accuracy and detail
extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless
used in rejecting something specified
a person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions
the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information
characterised by or showing interest or concern
praise enthusiastically
a network of nerves or vessels in the body
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feeling or expressing great sorrow or distress
be full or swarming with
a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism
(of a person or being) not having a physical body
impossible to understand or interpret
relating to, affecting, or resembling apes or monkeys
a bright crimson or pinkish-red colour
smelling extremely unpleasant
grimly mocking or cynical
an act of retaliation
a person who swears to an affidavit
a cheap car or aircraft, esp. one in bad condition
massed trees or shrubs
instill (an attitude, idea or habit) by persistent instruction
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant and domineering
given to moralising in a pompous or affected manner
the highest point reached by a celestial or other object
convert (something) into glass or a glass-like substance
lower in position
relating to or involving electric currents produced by chemical action - sudden and dramatic
exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical
of or like an animal or animals
enter forcibly or suddenly - (of a bird or other animal) migrate into an area in abnormally large numbers
too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words
persuade (someone) gradually or by flattery to do something
(of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unpleasant and degrading - (of a person or their behaviour) completely without pride or dignity; self-abasing
a dunghill or refuse heap
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunkenness
(of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered

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