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ambulatory
able to walk
circumvent
outwit
cuckold
man whose wife is unfaithful
didantic
that instructs us
effrontery
impudence
ethereal
delicate; light and airy
exigencies
pressing needs; urgency
gargoyle
grotesquely carved figure
hirsute
hairy
incantation
formula of magic words
malfeasance
wrongdoing by a public official
naiad
water nymph
pontificate
preside at a public meeting
pyromaniac
person with a compulsion to start fire
sapient
wise
technique
method
apothercary
druggist
colloquial
of everyday speech
curate
assistant to a rector or vicar
dissemble
hide one's true feelings
epilogue
concluding speech in a play
eviscerate
remove the entrails from
exorcise
drive out
genealogy
the study of family descent
impecunious
without money
lave
wash
merino
sheep with long, silky wool
panegyric
formal speech of praise
potentate
powerful rule
recant
publicly repudiate one's beliefs
scion
descendant; bud used for grafting
temerity
rashness