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wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime