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anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)