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hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold