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intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
adversary - opponent; enemy
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels