Lesson 9 and 10

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bilk

to cheat or swindle, to thwart

homily

a sermon

demise

death, a ceasing to exist

emit

to send out, to give forth, as in sound or light

decadence

mortal deterioration

aghast

feeling great dismay or horror

granary

a storehouse for grain

choleric

easily angered

impede

to hinder, obstruct

qualm

a feeling of uneasiness

lampoon

a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone

narcissistic

conceited, having excessive self- love or admiration

eradicate

to wipe out, to destroy

fabricate

to concoct, to make up a story in order to deceive

ghastly

horrible, frightening

fallible

capable of error

blatant

obvious, too conspicuous

dawdle

to waste time

affiliate

an associate, partner

fawn

to act slavishly submissive

calumny

a false and malicious accusation

berate

to scold or rebuke severely and at length

minion

a fawning, servile follower

desolate

lonely, forlorn, uninhabited, barren

bane

the cause of ruin, harm, distress, or death

pacify

to calm down

garble

to mix up or distort

prevaricate

to lie

filch

to steal

neophyte

a beginner

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