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::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
::: igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
::: pinnace - small boat
::: desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
::: monochromatic - having only one color