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::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
::: virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
::: eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
::: demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave