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::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
::: pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
::: merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
::: largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: conjugal - pertaining to marriage