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scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
immutable - unchangeable
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people