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tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness