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denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
belittle - disparage; depreciate
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy