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elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
languish - lose animation or strength
mischance - ill luck
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech