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odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic