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shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
pendulous - hanging; suspended
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
pinnace - small boat
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds