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ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
misgivings - doubts
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
meager - scanty; inadequate
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself