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chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
allay - calm; pacify
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup