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duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston