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pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
hazardous - dangerous
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
exiguous - small in amount; minute
engulf - surround and swallow up
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful