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vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
bestow - confer
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.