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marital - pertaining to marriage
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street