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rabble - mob; noisy crowd
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity