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::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
::: chicanery - trickery; deception
::: blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
::: condiments - seasonings; spices