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revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay