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mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
traduce - expose to slander
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
attenuate - make thin; weaken
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled