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slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense