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levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
vendor - seller
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous