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indigent - poor; destitute
impair - injure; hurt; damage
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
imperil - put in danger