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effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
menace - threat; V: threaten
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses