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profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
inverse - opposite
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract