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malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually