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precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
resurrect - revive
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
botch - mismanage; blow
sinister - evil; ominous
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary