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dazzle - make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
decoy - lure or bait; V.
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)