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alchemy - medieval chemistry
boor - rude, insensitive person
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder