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nefarious - very wicked
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman