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flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of