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Arable
capable of being farmed productively
Augment
Increase, make greater
Bayou
A creek, secondary watercourse, or minor river that is a tributary to another body of water
Beguile
attract; cause to be enamored
Bestow
To put to use, to provide in a particular or appropiate place.
Dupe
a person who is tricked or swindled
Embellish
To make beautiful with ornamentation
Hypochondriac
a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments
Impromptu
A musical composition suggestion
Invoke
evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
Jargon
a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Moor
An expanse of open rolling infertile land
Epilogue
A concluding section that rounds out the design of a literary work
Atrophy
Decrease in size, or wasting away of a body part or tissue
Sage
a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
Lampoon
A harsh satire usually directed against an individual
Libel
A written oral deffamatory statement or representation that conveys an unjustly unfavorable impression.
Malign
Evil in nature, influence, or effect
Parody
A literary or musical work in which the style of an author or work is closely imitated for comic effect or inridicule.