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::: rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
::: nefarious - very wicked
::: incur - bring upon oneself
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited