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discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
viand - food; CF. live
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
alchemy - medieval chemistry
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake