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adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
citadel - fortress
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy