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mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate