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::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: overthrow - topple; N.
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: bilk - swindle; cheat
::: unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand