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sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
emancipate - set free; liberate
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
gist - essence; main point; substance
abrogate - abolish