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usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
accelerate - move faster
matrimony - state of being married
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome