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maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
illicit - illegal