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mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
misogamy - hatred of marriage
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
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
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
cadet - student at a military school
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme