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ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence