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decoy - lure or bait; V.
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
import - significance; importance; meaning
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
canto - division of a long poem
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit