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bilk - swindle; cheat
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful