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::: culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: adage - wise saying; proverb
::: component - element; ingredient
::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
::: smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
::: centripetal - tending toward the center
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating