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::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: accost - approach and speak first to a person
::: superimpose - place over something else
::: vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
::: sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger