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foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
hovel - shack; small wretched house
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
alchemy - medieval chemistry
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
berate - scold strongly