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scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
authenticate - prove genuine
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)