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pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
alimentary - supplying nourishment
melee - fight
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse