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defalcate - embezzle
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
omniscient - all-knowing