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spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger