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parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness