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To lure, to attract, to tempt in a pleasing fashion
entice
Love of mankind, especially through charitable gifts and deeds
philanthropy
Someone who hates mankind
misanthropy
Unreal reflection; an optical illusion
mirage
stinking; offensive; disgusting
noisome
The violent overthrow of a government by a small group; a victorious accomplishment
coup
To accumulate for future use; stockpile
hoard
To become weak or feeble; sag with loss of strength
languish
a tranquil, secluded place
cloister
to eject; to force out; to banish
oust
A person to whom money is owed
creditor
To rob of goods by violent seizure, plunder; to take as spoils
pillage
Going before; preceding; an occurence or event preceding another
antecedent
To give bodily form to; to personify; to make part of a system
embody
Using exactly the same words, word for word
verbatim
To shorten by cutting off
truncate
A strong feeling of sadness or guilt for having done something wrong
remorse
To abandon, to give up, to renounce
forsake
Dexterous, skillful
deft
The quality of being everywhere (or seeming to) at the same time
ubiquitous
Calm and carefree; lighthearted
insouciant
Various, several, miscellaneous
sundry
Unfeeling, insensitive; having calluses
callous
scarcity; lack
dearth
To regard with great devotion or respect
revere
Exceptional skill and bravery
prowess
General rather than specific; to form a general conclusion
generalize
Something handed down from one who has gone before or from the past; a bequest
legacy
A persistent, illogical fear
phobia
Depressing, gloomy, dark
somber