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fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
buffoon - stupid person; clown
gusty - windy