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indigence - poverty
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
cache - hiding place; V.
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
retinue - following; attendants
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage