Hedonistiс – devoted to pleasure
Cognate – word a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
Pneumatic – relating to or using air or a similar gas
Disobliging – intentionally unaccommodating
Fission – reproduction of a unicellular organism by cell division
Paradoxically – in a paradoxical manner
Ennui – the feeling of being bored by something tedious
Didactic – instructive, especially excessively
Annihilating – wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction
Ghastly – shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
Prole – a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
Prescience – the power to foresee the future
Anomie – lack of moral standards in a society
Prognostication – a sign of something about to happen
Pedagogue – someone who educates young people
Denunciation – a public act of denouncing
Fretsaw – fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade
Proliferate – grow rapidly
Viviparous – producing living young and not eggs
Vivacious – vigorous and animated
Peritoneum – a transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity in mammals and covers most of the viscera
Interminable – tiresomely long; seemingly without end
Pituitary – of or relating to the pituitary gland
Centrifugal – tending to move away from a center
Benefaction – an act intending or showing kindness and good will
Superfluous – more than is needed, desired, or required
Sententiously – in a pithy sententious manner
Posthumous – occurring or coming into existence after a person’s death
Indefatigably – with indefatigable energy
Indefatigable – showing sustained enthusiasm with unflagging vitality
Insoluble – incapable of being dissolved
Asafoetida – the brownish gum resin of various plants
Insinuating – calculated to please or gain favor
Soliloquize – talk to oneself
Rudimentary – being in the earliest stages of development
Surreptitious – marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
Contemptuous – expressing extreme scorn
Axiomatic – evident without proof or argument
Consummation – the act of bringing to completion or fruition
Bemoan – regret strongly

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