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dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
emasculate - weaken; castrate
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
abominate - loathe; hate
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise