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::: vie - contend; compete
::: imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
::: sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
::: drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
::: blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze