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nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
hazardous - dangerous
desiccate - dry up
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand