Vocabulary 2

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

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