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calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
acknowledge - recognize; admit
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance