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cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
quicksilver - mercury
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict