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immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction