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tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
patrimony - property inherited from a father
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate