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revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
mirth - merriment; laughter
subaltern - subordinate
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights