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defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
chicanery - trickery; deception
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis