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foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
swindler - cheater
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)