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wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
hummock - small hill; hillock
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
chaffing - bantering; joking
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.