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remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium