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impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
vendor - seller
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience