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foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak