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disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
genre - particular variety of art or literature
buffoon - stupid person; clown
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful