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forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
censorious - severely critical
annihilate - destroy
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
indigence - poverty
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
wizardry - sorcery; magic