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extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)