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blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person