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::: patois - local or provincial dialect
::: brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
::: gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
::: volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
::: consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest