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libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
indict - charge; N. indictment
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)