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opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
miserly - stingy; mean
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner