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::: antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
::: daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: illicit - illegal