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defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old