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tailings
waste left over from processing of ore
dross
refuse or impurities left after the processing of metal
curtail
to reduce abruptly
succor
give aid
scintilla
small fragment
intimate
v. to communicate in subtext
discrete
distinct, don't confuse with discreet
dash
flamboyant style, when describing a personal characteristic
abrogate
claim, demand or take without permission
pellucid
permitting passage of light
fey
relating to the supernatural
faint
timid or lacking in purpose
alight
descend or dismount
abash
to make ashamed or deprive of self posession
virtuoso
has lots of skill
solicitous
very eager
xenophobe
scared of strangers
miscreant
breaks the law
usury
illegally raising the interest rates
epiteth
name used to describe
mercurial
changing ones mood often
fickle
changing ones mood often
bellicose
hostile
inculpate
charge someone with a crime
cordon
surrounds a crowd
gouging
charging illegally high prices
cephalic
having to do with the skull
levity
light heartedness
jocular
given to joking
pedagogue
strict or pedantic teacher