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shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
contusion - bruise
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
broil - cook by direct heat; N.