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tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
inverse - opposite
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
contaminate - pollute
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position