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Scandalize

-- verb

1) to shock/horrify by something considered immoral/improper.: He scandalized the people by his effeminate manners.

2

Oblate Spheroid

-- noun

1) a round object that is bulging at the sides.

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Prolate Spheroid

-- noun

1) a round object that is bulging at the top and bottom.

4

Ellipsoid

-- noun

1) Any round but not spherical object.

5

Gallant

-- adjective

1) brave/spirited/noble-minded/chivalrous: a gallant knight; a gallant rescue attempt.

6

Accursed (a-cur-sed)

-- adjective

1) under a curse / detestable / damnable / ill-fated.

7

Lecher

-- noun

1) a man given to excessive sexual indulgence.

8

Floriferous

-- adjective

1) producing blossoms / bearing flowers.

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Impel

-- verb

1) to incite or constrain to action.

10

Oleaginous

-- adjective

1) unctuous / smarmy / having qualities of oil.

11

Abrazo ([ah-brah-thaw)

-- noun

1) an embrace, used in greeting someone.: The abrazo was given as a greeting or sign of affection devoid of sexual overtures.

12

Coruscant

-- adjective

1) sparkling / gleaming / scintillating / coruscating

13

Minatory

-- adjective

1) menacing / threatening.

14

Dox

-- verb

1) to publish private personal information without the consent of that individual: The professor was doxed by a bitter student who failed her class.

15

Lionhearted

-- adjective

1) exceptionally courageous or brave.

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Lacuna (La-kyoo-nah)

-- noun

1) a space where something is missing.

17

Kerfuffle

-- noun

1) a fuss / commotion.

18

Smattering

-- noun

1) a slight, superficial or introductory knowledge of something: There were a smattering of reactions.

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Compathy

-- noun

1) feelings, as happiness or grief, shared with another or others.

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Mensch

-- noun

1) a decent, upright, mature, and responsible person.

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