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extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited