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alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
expound - explain
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
astral - relating to the stars
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation