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lascivious - lustful
scrappy - quarrelsome
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial