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accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
abominate - loathe; hate
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
pauper - very poor person