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::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
::: charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: nourishment - something that nourishes; food
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection