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skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect