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Oct
4

malingerer

m@ lIng g@r @er noun one who pretends to be ill or injured, especially in order to avoid work or duty. The army doctor found nothing wrong with the soldier and concluded he was a malingerer. See entry edit

Oct
3

regicide

re jih saId noun 1.  the murder of a king. Many around the young king feared that the nobles were plotting regicide. edit

Oct
3

atheist

eI thi ihst noun one who believes that there is no god or gods. He’d grown up believing in God, but the war had made him an atheist. edit

Oct
2

academician

@ kae d@ mI sh@n  [or]  ae k@ d@ mI sh@n noun one who belongs to an organization, such as a college or other academy, that promotes learning. He has now retired from the university after thirty-five years as an academician. edit

Oct
2

epicure

e pih kyuhr noun a  person who has cultivated tastes, as in food or wine; connoisseur. I think even my father-in-law the epicure would approve of the food at this restaurant. edit