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defalcate - embezzle
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
ovation - enthusiastic applause