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defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
trickster - person who cheats people
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy