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extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
regale - entertain