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

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