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

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