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impecunious - without money
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
trickster - person who cheats people
endue - provide with some quality; endow
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
avocation - secondary or minor occupation