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blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
grotto - small cavern
disparage - belittle