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solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
coax - persuade by flattery
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
interminable - endless
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)