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nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
alimentary - supplying nourishment
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp