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factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
viper - poisonous snake
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection