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libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
benediction - blessing
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
attenuate - make thin; weaken
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die