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prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
finite - limited
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent