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wastrel - waster; profligate
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging