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extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
edifice - building (of imposing size)
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship