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Miasma
a vapor rising from marshes or decomposing animal or vegetable matter
Droll
amusing in an old or dry way
Gambit
a move or maneuver intended to gain advantage
Eschew
to keep away from
Gamut
The entire range or extent
Deft
dextrous skillful in a quick
culpable
derserving blame
cosmopolitan
representative of many parts of the world
consanguine
closely related
conjugal
of marriage between husband and wife
Churl
farm laborer or peasant
Carnage
bloody and extensive slaughter
Brandish
to wave or shake in a menacing fashion
Blithe
carefree
Apostasy
an abandoning of what one has believed in
Amorphous
without a definite shape or form
Allay
to lessen or alleviate
Ague
a fever
Liquidation
the closing of a business by collecting assets and settling debts