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::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: paucity - scarcity; dearth
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters