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camarilla
a group of unofficial often secret and scheming advisers
brackish
1. somewhat salty
2. a. not appealing to the taste
b. repulsive
usance
1. firmly established and generally accepted practice or procedure : usage
2. use, employment
3. interest (investing)
4. the time allowed by custom for payment of a bill of exchange in foreign
commerce
internecine
1. marked by slaughter : deadly; especially : mutually destructive
2. of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group
scrimshander
a person who creates scrimshaw
underwhelm
to fail to impress or stimulate
wowser
an obtrusively puritanical person
perfunctory
1. characterized by routine or superficiality : mechanical
2. lacking in interest or enthusiasm
mythomania
an excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating
fulcrum
one that supplies capability for action
opusculum
a minor work (as of literature)
riparian
relating to or living or located on the bank of a natural watercourse (as
a river) or sometimes of a lake or a tidewater