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pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
hoodwink - deceive; delude
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.