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sherbet - flavored dessert ice
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish