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fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
portly - stout; corpulent
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
denigrate - blacken; defame
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible