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::: inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
::: vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
::: auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.