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caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company