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inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
allure - entice; attract; tempt
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
vie - contend; compete
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more