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slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant