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::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted