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maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
altercation - noisy quarrel