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slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
illicit - illegal