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infernal

infernal

/ˌɪnˈfɝnəɫ/
adjective
extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
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An infernal presence lives within the hearts of those who inhabit the house.

It's not that level of infernal merchandising, but maybe we'll get there.

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venereal

venereal

/vəˈnɪɹiəɫ/
adjective
of or relating to the external sex organs
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The truth is, venereal syphilis was spread by sailors who'd returned from the Americas.

I'm a venereal disease like a menstrual bleed

They were divided into divisions, with one division completely focused on venereal diseases.

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jocular

jocular

/ˈdʒɑkjəɫɝ/
adjective
characterized by jokes and good humor

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jovial

jovial

/ˈdʒoʊviəɫ/
adjective
full of or showing high-spirited merriment
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He was jovial.

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editorial

editorial

/ˌɛdəˈtɔɹiəɫ/
adjective
relating to or characteristic of an editor
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And it’s not just any calendar, it’s our editorial director Meredith’s vintage cats calendar.

The paper was published with an editorial caveat that a team would be sent to Benveniste’s lab for follow-up.

And I pitched it to the editorial board of The New York Times.

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orthogonal

orthogonal

/ɔɹˈθɔɡənəɫ/
adjective
having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles
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They're normalized and they're all orthogonal.

Everything is orthogonal.

They are orthogonal.

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autumnal

autumnal

/ɔˈtəmnəɫ/
adjective
characteristic of late maturity verging on decline
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*beep* *smooth jazz playing* - A beautiful autumnal morning.

It coincides with the autumnal equinox.

It goes for that autumnal thing, which I really appreciate.

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trivial

trivial

/ˈtɹɪviəɫ/
adjective
of little substance or significance
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That may seem like a trivial detail, but it made a big impression.

Although it sounds trivial, the very best thing you can do is to wash your hands.

But these are trivial things.

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municipal

municipal

/mjuˈnɪsəpəɫ/
adjective
involving or belonging to the government of a city, town, etc.
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And in some cities, informal pickers are now paid as municipal workers.

So this is Mexico, and we have the municipal police.

The city of San Francisco converted its fleet of municipal vehicles to totally renewable diesel fuel.

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unequivocal

unequivocal

/ˌəniˈkwɪvəkəɫ/, /ˌənɪˈkwɪvəkəɫ/
adjective
expressing one's ideas and opinions clearly and without any doubt
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The CEO said it was unequivocal, we're giving refund.

And that is that the data is unequivocal that clean energy technologies generate more jobs than the fossil sector.

Warming is unequivocal.

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raptorial

raptorial

/ˌɹæpˈtɔɹiəɫ/
adjective
relating to or characteristic of birds of prey
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Raptorial feeders selectively capture prey and hunt other organisms.

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empirical

empirical

/ˌɛmˈpɪɹɪkəɫ/
adjective
based on or connected with scientific experiment or experience rather than theory or pure logic
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There are a couple of good empirical answers to that question.

But the empirical evidence is limited.

Does it rely on empirical data?

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pectoral

pectoral

/ˈpɛktɝəɫ/
adjective
of or relating to the chest or thorax
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And dissipate that over the pectoral fin.

The bullet stayed in his pectoral muscle until his death.

And that was because Serena retired before their match up with a pectoral injury.

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numerical

numerical

/nuˈmɛɹəkəɫ/, /nuˈmɛɹɪkəɫ/
adjective
of or relating to or denoting numbers
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It's also one of Jeep's hottest sellers in numerical terms.

Another type of evidence that sociologists use is qualitative data or information that’s not in numerical form.

It also performs simple numerical tests, like checking if a number is negative.

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vital

vital

/ˈvaɪtəɫ/
adjective
absolutely necessary and of great importance
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Chips are vital for powering our modern lives.

That racing credibility is vital for the reputation of a company trying to sell high end cars.

Nonprofits are where we turn when we need vital services.

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fiducial

fiducial

/fˈɪdʒuːʃəl/
adjective
relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)

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elliptical

elliptical

/ɪˈɫɪptɪkəɫ/
adjective
(grammar) characterized by the omission of superfluous words from a sentence
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And the elliptical I cannot stand.

The Moon’s orbit is now highly elliptical.

Broadly speaking, there are four major types of galaxies: Elliptical, spiral, peculiar, and irregular.

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palatial

palatial

/pəˈɫeɪʃəɫ/
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relating to or being a palace
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Two shots fired in a palatial hunting lodge outside Vienna

She lives in a palatial estate up in the hills.

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preternatural

preternatural

/pɹɪɾɚnˈætʃɚɹəl/
adjective
existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
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Ender's Game" is the story of battle school genius Ender Wiggin and his preternatural strategic abilities.

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ephemeral

ephemeral

/ɪˈfɛmɝəɫ/
adjective
lasting a very short time
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Rivers dry up, leaving only ephemeral pools behind.

The use of fire in human history is notoriously difficult to study, because fire is ephemeral.

Sadness is an ephemeral reaction to something.

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