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engulf - surround and swallow up
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud