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to be swollen
turgid
to utter false charges maliciously to damage another's reputation
calumniate
an illusion of the mind- an unrealized dream
chimera
characteristic of an uncle
avuncular
the first and the last, th ebeginning and the end
alpha and omega
hazy, vague, indistinct; clarity of lack thereof
nebulous
a person or thing that ruins or spoils; something or someone noxious or poisonous
bane
an invocation of evil upon someone; a curse
imprecation
frenzied. frantic
frenetic
extinguishing of desire and individual consciousness
nirvana
a tomb or monument erected in honor of a person whose body is buried elsewhere
cenotaph
oily, greasy; "slippery devil"
unctuous
one of the sudden or unexpected turns often encountered in one's life
vicissitude
to tickle
titillate
to be at the point of death; about to die
moribund
light playful banter or a playful kind of teasing
badinage
a long word
sesquipedalian
to exterminate; to wipe out; to pull up by the root leaving no trace
extirpate
exalted, perfect example, deification, glorified
apotheosis
good luck charm
swastika