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hackneyed - commonplace; trite
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
denigrate - blacken; defame
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)