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dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric